broccoli

[ brok-uh-lee, brok-lee ]SEE DEFINITION OF broccoli
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BROCCOLI

In England, as I have said, it is grown to a limited extent, but not so much as that of broccoli.

Broccoli is cooked in nearly all cases precisely as cauliflower.

Fifteen varieties of broccoli and three of cauliflower are described.

In its structure and general habit, the Broccoli resembles the Cauliflower.

There is a great deal of misunderstanding regarding the Cauliflower and Broccoli.

It is said that a large proportion of Broccoli is used in the manufacture of pickles.

The culture is essentially the same as for late cabbage or broccoli.

Cauliflowers and Broccoli—how to prepare and cook them in water.

Broccoli if not fresh is apt to be bitter in spite of good cooking.

Spring Broccoli are capricious, no matter what the world may say.

WORD ORIGIN

1690s, from Italian broccoli, plural of broccolo "a sprout, cabbage sprout," diminutive of brocco "shoot, protruding tooth, small nail" (see brocade (n.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BROCCOLI

cabbage

nounvegetable
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